Advances in Organic Geochemistry. Proceedings of the by Umberto Colombo, G. D. Hobson

Advances in Organic Geochemistry. Proceedings of the by Umberto Colombo, G. D. Hobson

By Umberto Colombo, G. D. Hobson

Advances in natural Geochemistry records the complaints of the 1st overseas assembly of the ecu department of the natural Geochemistry crew held in Milan on September 10-12, 1962.
This compilation discusses study and overview difficulties on the subject of the geochemistry of natural fabrics within the earth's crust, comparable to petroleum and coal, in addition to much less hugely targeted, yet extra common, natural subject found in a number of rocks, soils, and waters.
Other issues lined contain duplex origins of petroleum; chemical examine of coal macerals; mineralized micro-structures in carbonaceous meteorites; basic research of the oleiferous dolerite of Dyvika; and natural residues in Jurassic oolitic limestones. Geochemical points of the microbial amendment of carbon compounds; hint steel research of oils and asphalts by way of neutron activation suggestions; and alertness of ultraviolet spectroscopy to the exam of dissolved natural ingredients in water also are deliberated during this textual content.
This booklet is helpful to scholars and contributors undertaking paintings on natural geochemistry.

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25. 26. 27. 28. 29. A D V A N C E S IN ORGANIC GEOCHEMISTRY Given, P . H . and Peover, M. E. (1960) J. Chem. Soc, p. 394. Given, P. H. (1961) Fuel, v. 40, p. 427. Given, P . H. (1960) Fuel, v. 39, p. 147. Given, P. , Lupton, V. and Peover, M. E. (1958) Proc. Conf. Science in the Use of Coal: Inst. Fuel, London, p. A-38. Heredy, L. A. and Neuworth, M. B. (1962) Fuel, v. 41, p. 221. Hirsch, P. B. (1960) Phil. Trans. , v. 252, p. 68. van Krevelen, D. W. (1961) Coal, Elsevier, Amsterdam. Kroger, C and Burger, H.

In the remainder of the paper some description will be given of the chemical reactions whose study led to the conclusions about the chemistry of macerals outlined above. These should prove useful in the future not only in the further study of coal macerals, but also in solving other geochemical problems. L Determination of Phenolic Hydroxyl There is reason for thinking that the phenolic character of vitrinites is responsible for much of their characteristic chemistry. As a consequence many different methods have been devised for measuring it.

One of the difficulties of the method is to draw a base-line from which the height of the peak at 1250 cm - 1 can be measured; it is found that the scatter of results with samples of independently measured Si content is least when a smooth curve is drawn extrapolating the absorption curve on either side of the sharp peak. Following this procedure, a calibra­ tion curve has been prepared, relating absorbance to concentration of silicon (mg Si/mg KBr); several concentrations of each of three standard samples of coal were used.

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